Zetland FM Local News - 22nd December 2016
A round up of Local News in Redcar and Cleveland for Thursday 22nd December 2016.
Police are appealing for information about an assault in Guisborough following a collision between a motorcycle and car.
It’s believed the rider of the motorcycle assaulted the driver of the car he collided with.
The incident took place last Wednesday at around half eleven in the morning near the Fox Inn Pub.
It’s thought that two men in a silver Volkswagen stopped to intervene and they may have been involved in the assault.
The victim was taken to the Redcar Primary Care Hospital where he was treated for bruising and minor leg injuries.
Two men have been arrested on suspicion of assault and criminal damage in connection with the incident.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the police on the non-emergency number 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
The North East Ambulance Service is reminding party-goers to stay safe and look after each other as it prepares for “Black-eye Friday”.
Tomorrow - combined with Christmas Eve - is set to be one of the busiest weekends of the year for the emergency services.
With two bank holidays immediately after Christmas, the festivities are also expected to continue into Tuesday.
The ambulance service is urging members of the public to plan ahead and make sure their evening doesn’t end with a visit to A&E.
Last year the North East Ambulance Service dispatched more than 3000 ambulances on Black-eye Friday.
And the Met Office has issued a weather warning for Christmas Day.
Storm Barbara is expected to hit our area tomorrow and bring more strong winds on Christmas.
The yellow warning of wind was originally only for tomorrow and Christmas Eve but now it's been extended.
The Met Office has warned that there may be some disruption to travel plans due to restrictions on bridges and delays to ferry services.
There could also be some disruption to power supplies.